At 15583 feet above sea level and one of the trickiest peaks in Kashmir valley, Mount Tatakooti was ascended by all members of the Jammu Kashmir Mountaineering Foundation on September 2 in Srinagar.
According to a statement made here, the crew departed Srinagar for the trip on August 25 and set up camp at Tatakooti base camp Dumail.
The crew began their ascent of the mountain the next day, August 26, at 6 a.m., climbing a stretch of it that was 70° steep and full of loose boulders and rock falls. At 10.30 a.m., they reached the mountain’s shoulder, which is at a height of 14501 feet.
The Gaint Peak has been successfully ascended by all members as of 11:55 a.m. The crew was headed by Yaseen Lone, the most seasoned climber in the valley, who completed his climbing training in the 1990s and scaled the highest peak in Kashmir in 2005. Rouf Rather and Muzakir As the 50% assignment was completed were the other members.
“The top had heavy snowfall around 12:15 am on the same day. At 12:30 pm, the party began to descend down some of the mountain’s small passageways. They encountered numerous difficulties, but thanks to the Almighty, they arrived at base camp without incident. The club is happy with their major accomplishment. reads the declaration.